Taylor Gibson

Taylor was born in Port St Lucie, Florida. With her parents enlisted in the United States Military, she enjoyed her time as a military brat, where she resided within various geographical locations, such as Germany and Hawaii. She attended Florida State University, obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and is pursuing a Master of Science in Educational Policy and Evolution at Florida State University. She devotes her free time to her family and friends by engaging in adventurous activities and traveling. Taylor aspires to utilize her expertise in the advancement of helping college students to succeed during their enrollment in higher education.

Ilisa Patterson

Ilisa was born in Vicenza, Italy, but was raised in Huntsville, Alabama. She graduated from Alabama A&M University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and from the University of Phoenix with a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA). She has worked in various educational capacities at institutions ranging from intermediate to post-secondary level. Ilisa hopes to use her knowledge of the Florida campuses to help her Scholars succeed. She loves spending time with her husband and son. In her free time, she enjoys bargain hunting/shopping, reading, and binge-watching movies and shows on Netflix.

Kelsey Bartley

Kelsey was raised in a military family and grew up traveling and moving with her father’s various assignments. She graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and from the University of Central Florida with a Master’s Degree in Management with a focus on nonprofits and fundraising. As a former consultant on organizational management and strategic planning, she enjoys working with people and organizations to maximize their potential through a holistic approach. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with family, being outside, and trying new restaurants. Kelsey currently serves as the Program Supervisor of the AOK Scholars Program.